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permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]rxymer 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)Best buy told me they will ask ASUS for a new update release or they will reset my BIOS to factory. removed the battery and waited a whole night, still blank. This is so frustratingly upsetting. The most common solution is the Phoenix Crisis Recovery Tool. this content

Any chance for restoring my MB to life?andy999 21.Sep.2015 13:23Well, I guess that even with 20+ years of PC experience, you never stop learning!! The said at the center it is not an issue AS LONG as you did not replace any original hardware etc... I'm not willing to go through the Raspberry Pi steps, but someone mentioned that one could just download the bios update from Asus' site. I was the only one in the store for this problem, I guess that might be the reason...... https://forums.techguy.org/threads/bad-bios-flash-resulted-in-bricked-pc.1175061/

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Support my Product Technical Support Centers Download Drivers Download User Manuals Forum LAPTOPS, MINI-NOTEBOOK and TABLET Satellite Pro Series Satellite Pro C Series Satellite Pro C660 bricked by BIOS update that For the H110M-C the file name needs to be H110MC.CAP, for the H110I-PLUS D3 the correct file name is H110MPD3.CAP. I will be following this blindly (as I don't really understand what each step does, I just do it with no understanding,) so if anyone can help me with this, please At least now we know we may not need to pay for the shipping.

To ship in the usa will cost easy $250 .. Also that on the forums that many people had their computers set to black screen just like mine. All they do is take a chip and put a new one back in. Flash Bios No Post The Best Buy rep in St Albert, AB said he had already 5 phone calls and ASUS told him that the BIOS update bricked everyones PC (this was on Thursday Jan

Page 1 of 2 1 2 > LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes #1 (permalink) April 15, 2007, 12:28 AM sswilson Moderator Join Date: Dec 2006 Location: Moncton To the best of my knowledge, your PC is only good for parts (except the motherboard).The reason it happened is because you flashed the BIOS in Windows 7 with a BIOS Every time I turn it on, the power light and fan come on and I can hear the CD drive doing something. There is a bit if work to be done, but is not hard and is worth.

If it said anything like OPTIONAL or minor, i would NOT have installed it like i do with my HP laptop. Computer Boots But No Bios He said they were shipping them all back as repairs regardless of warranty. I spoke to Asus support, he said that if Best Buy tries to charge you money for the repair/replacement, just ship it in for repairs for free. That cl-rodel person that keeps posting on behalf of ASUS in the amazon reviews was quoted multiple times saying that removing the sticker would not void the warranty.

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Good luck. http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum/guides-how-tos/914-10-step-no-post-bios-recovery-guide.html I tried to recover, using the jumper, but got nothing changed. How To Fix Bricked Bios Also, what are you doing in this thread? Update Bios Without Display I haven't built a PC in a while, but that seems between MATX and MITX in size, pretty small, and no expansion.

Where can I file a complaint? Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. It is a fast and easy fix and you lose mo data on your hard drive. A bios update that brick a motherboard is not cool. Hot Flash Bios

Went in circles for a while, talking to 6 different people and the tl;dr is I got a full refund. Mukansi, Jul 25, 2016 #14 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Good luck permalinkembedsaveparentgive gold[–]iull 0 points1 point2 points 1 year ago(0 children)I am away from pc now, but I'll post the link which I have flowed. It's time to roll up your sleeves and get to the dirty work of finding the conflict.

I purchased it under the title "refurbished" so i know it wasn't new for sure (But was a great deal for $160). Phoenix Crisis Recovery I've never had issues with flashing BIOS. Mukansi, Jul 24, 2016 #12 Mukansi Thread Starter Joined: Jan 4, 2014 Messages: 10 Here's the link to the service manual if someone may ever need it in the future http://www.manualslib.com/manual/488748/Acer-Travelmate-P453-M.html?page=214

A lot of people bought this pc, so they are going to have tons of angry customers.

Hope this helps. The installation of the BIOS update completed and i was told that upon reboot, it might take a couple minutes with some blinking leds before the display became active but after situation 2 Send out by Best Buy Didn't ask if we have to pay, but it takes 4 to 6 weeks to get any results back. Bios Update Failed How To Recover It just doesnt start but other than that there is nothing wrong with it.

Lucky you you dont have this issue right or you are so fucking smart you never have to get caught accepting a DL from the maker of your computer. I got kicking ball between customer service, computer department and geek squad. The end user clicks the button and I would assume there is at least one prompt asking you are you sure, or install now, or restart now. Reply With Quote 27.05.2013,16:29 Re: Satellite Pro C660 bricked by BIOS update that failed #5 TomDexter View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Master Join Date Oct 2013 Posts 1,150 >

Advanced Search Welcome to the Toshiba Support Forum, created for customers and enthusiasts to share knowledge, solve problems and discuss technology. You could try to update the bios a 2nd time, but i think it fails again, or you will get a black screen.msk 26.Jun.2015 15:[email protected]: Thank you for the quick reply! The people at Best Buy didn't recommend it and I was strapped for time and took the refund just to get out of there. I literally just brought this home today, set up windows, got update and now I have a $800 brick.

Not sure why they released a BIOS update so soon after the PC was built, but it made mine go flatline. That's amazing.biosflash 26.Jun.2015 15:[email protected] Your utility EasyFlash confirms that your chip is defective. I was the 6th person in less than 24 hours and there were at least 2 more after me. I am trying to find a solution and reading thread so i can find a solution from some tech person that finds a way to fix it before i head to